2012 Yamaha FZ6R

The 2012 Yamaha FZ6R is a great combination of performance, handling, and exciting sport bike style, but also with a low seat height that’s both adjustable to fit a wider variety of riders. The engine delivers smooth power, brisk acceleration with plenty of torque that makes it a pleasure to ride on it, fuel injected and tuned for outstanding low to mid engine performance. Maximum output is achieved at a spirited 10,000 rpm and maximum torque is obtained at 9000 rpm. It’s designed to provide the right rigidity balance to contribute to smooth cornering performance, as on its big brother 2012 FZ1. The diamond-shaped frame, made of high-tensile steel pipes using the engine as a structural member of the chassis, becomes the foundation for handling performance. Great stopping performance provides with dual 298mm front discs and a 245mm rear disc, both with comfortable to use controls. Learn more about its new features and detail specification of 2012 Yamaha FZ6R.

2012 Yamaha FZ6R

2012 Yamaha FZ6R

Engine Specification

Engine Type – 600cc liquid-cooled 4-stroke, DOHC 16 valves
Bore x Stroke – 65.5mm x 44.5mm
Compression Ratio – 12.2:1
Fuel Delivery – Fuel injection
Ignition – Digital TCI (Transistor Controlled Ignition)
Transmission – 6-speed, multi-plate wet clutch
Final Drive – O-ring chain

Chassis and Dimension

Suspension/Front – Telescopic fork, 5.1-in.travel
Suspension/Rear – Single shock, 5.1-in travel
Brakes/Front – Hydraulic disc, 298mm
Brakes/Rear – Hydraulic disc, 245mm
Tires/Front – 120/70 ZR17
Tires/Rear – 160/60 ZR17
Length – 83.5 in
Width – 30.3 in
Height – 46.7 in
Seat Height – 30.9 in
Ground Clearance – 5.5 in
Wheelbase – 56.7 in
Rake (Caster Angle) – 26.0°
Trail – 4.1 in
Fuel Capacity – 4.6 gal
Fuel Economy – 43 mpg
Wet Weight – 470 lb

2012 Yamaha FZ6R Features

Engine – The fuel-injected engine optimizes the entire flow from the intake of the fuel-air mixture to combustion and exhaust. The 600cc liquid-cooled 4-stroke in-line 4-cylinder engine is ready to respond with smooth, linear performance when the rider twists the throttle. A forged piston is stronger than a cast one and can thus be designed for lighter weight, which contributes to a reduction in vibration. The 32-bit ECU controls the four-hole, two-direction, high-dynamic-range type fuel injectors for superior injection control. By delivering the precise fuel-air mixture needed for conditions, the engine can deliver great power and fuel economy. The FZ6R has a 4-into-2-into-1 mid-ship exhaust, the system also includes 3-way catalytic converter technology to reduce exhaust emissions.

Chassis and Suspension – The overall 2012 FZ6R’s chassis rigidity has been designed to provide both excellent handling and all-day comfort. The seat has separate front and rear sections, and the rider’s seat features an innovative height adjustment mechanism. The handlebar position can be adjusted 20mm forward by rotating the handlebar clamps to fine-tune rider comfort. The front-end dimensions a have been optimized, including a caster angle of 26° and trail of 103mm, contributing a bike that has great steering feel, smoothness and comfort of the rider. The front suspension has sturdy 41mm inner tubes, matched to a die-cast aluminum upper triple clamp and forged-steel under bracket, providing superior cushioning performance and good front-end feel. The rear suspension is lightweight and contributes to the mass centralization, and the mono-cross suspension provides excellent wheel travel. The 298mm diameter front discs are lightweight for reduced unsprung weight, while the single rear disc is 245mm, and the brakes feature semi-metallic pads. The brakes have been designed to offer great feel and superb braking ability of 2012 Yamaha FZ6R.

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